Park programs, June 21
The next summer PLAY Day is 1-2 p.m. June 28 at Apple-Jack Park.
The session features games, crafts and activities. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and should plan to remain with their children.
For more information, call (419) 448-5408.
A children’s program called “Becoming Caroline” is planned for 2-4 p.m. July 1, 8, 15 and 22 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, SR 19 south Bloomville.
Based on the “American Girl” book series, each week children ages 5-12 are to read a chapter and participate in an activity that coincides with the book.
Tom Sawyer Days continue 2-4 p.m. July 2 and 9 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve for children ages 5-12.
Kids should dress to get messy and wet as they relive the adventures of Tom Sawyer and read about his adventures.
Toddlers ages 12-36 months with an adult companion can learn about river critters at 4:30 p.m. July 3 at Clinton Nature Preserve. Children should dress to get into the water and look for river critters such as crayfish, snails and water bugs.
Children ages 5 and younger are invited to a Puddle Jumpers program about Fantastic Fireflies at 8 p.m. July 1 at White Star Barn, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Children can bring bug nets or share the ones provided to go on a firefly hunt.
Hike for the Health of It at 7:30 a.m. July 2 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey.
No registration is required.
A Fishing with Ranger Dan program is planned at 10 a.m. July 2 at Creek Bend Farm.
Learn fishing techniques. Bait and poles are provided or participants can provide their own.
Join a Campsite Chat at 7 p.m. July 5 at White Star Campground, 910 S. Main, Gibsonburg.
Meet at the information board; no registration is needed.
Hit the trails with program assistant Chris Allen at 6 p.m. Sunday at Riverbend Recreation Area, Findlay.
Meet at shelter 6 to watch for white-tailed deer, red foxes and striped skunks.
A Dragonfly & Damselfly Walk is set for 2 p.m. June 30 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598.
Meet naturalist Warren Uxley and learn about the habitats and behaviors of dragonflies and damselflies, which are extraordinary but largely unappreciated insects.
For more information or to register, call (419) 683-9000 or visit www.crawfordparkdistrict.